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If you know me, then you know that I love reality television, specifically the Real Housewives franchise.  One of the parts I enjoy the most is hearing their commentary through the confessionals. If you’re reading this and you don’t know what a confessional is, no worries, let me tell you.  The confessionals are various moments […]

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Interview Tips

How do I prepare for a job interview?

​​Job interviews are part of the business world. They have become a highly leveraged practice to get to know potential employees. The job interview allows employers to identify the strengths and opportunities of the candidate and aids the hiring manager in deciding, do they want to hire them or not. Or the candidate chooses, do […]

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Interview Tips

How to answer unusual interview questions

You’ve been submitting applications and preparing for interviews for the last month, and finally, you get a call back for an interview- woohoo!  You think about the time, energy and commitment you’ve made so far to your interview prep and of course, this prep has got to come in handy for the upcoming conversation you’ve […]

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How-to's

3 ways to set boundaries between work and home life

It’s summertime. Life is good. Longer days, the weather is great, and things at work are feeling pretty steady with co-workers and clients on vacation, including yourself.  And while we’re soaking up the pleasures of the summer, I can’t help but think of September, which I love, BTW. Fall newness always excites me—the change in […]

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30 minutes before a job interview

Interview Tips

How do I prepare for an interview in 30 minutes?

It feels like you’ve been waiting forever for the callback, and then suddenly, it’s time! You’ve interviewed plenty over the last year. Still, you don’t want to assume anything about sharing the most relevant stories and examples. There’s nothing like entering and leaving an interview with your head held high, so why not give yourself […]

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Career Advice

3 simple ways to expand your professional network.

I recently spoke for a college class sharing my best practices for interview preparation and shared a few tips at the end around networking. It brought me back to my uni days and the constant reminder on how important it is to build your professional network. I’m confident in saying that I know you’ve heard […]

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Career Advice

What’s stopping you from quitting your job?

If you’re feeling like quitting your job right now, you’re not alone. Hays recruitment firm just published research sharing that 49% of Canadians are unhappy in their role right now and are considering leaving their current job. I can only imagine the rest of the world is feeling the same. Here’s the thing, the Pandemic […]

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Career Advice

I used to be so fearful in meetings until I had this epiphany…

Like I highlighted above, I used to be so fearful in meetings; my idea won’t be received, I’m not going to sound smart, maybe I should wait until my thought is fully formed. It took me years before I finally had an epiphany that if everyone in the room felt the way I did, we’d […]

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Career Advice

5 actions to raise your confidence before a job interview.

If you’re like me, you sometimes let the stress of an interview take over. Don’t let it get the best of you! Trust me, it’s all in your head. Here are a few actions you can take right now: 1. Release the pressure of perfection. To put it simply, perfect doesn’t exist. Our imperfections are […]

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Interview Tips

And then, I cried.

A person cannot be comfortable without their own approval, said Mark Twain. It was the first true job interview where I REALLY wanted the position. When I initially told my manager I wanted to apply, she shared I wasn’t quite qualified for the role. Weeks went by when she unexpectedly called. I remember taking the […]

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